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Kaliterna Lipovcan et al. (2007): study HR 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Kaliterna Lipovcan, L.J.; Brkljacic, T.; Sakic, V.
Title:
Monthly Income and Subjective Well-being of Croatian Citizens.
Source:
Croatian Medical Journal, 2007, Vol. 48, 727 - 733.

Investigation

Public:
18-85 aged, general public, Croatia, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 896
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness.
10  extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!)
9    very happy (feeling really good and elated!)
8    pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good)
7    mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful)
6    slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral)
5    slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral)
4    mildly unhappy (just a bit low)
3    pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down)
2    very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low)
1    extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down)

Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.
Classification:
M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a
Author's label:
Affective component of subjective well-b
Page in publication:
729
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.70 7.44
SD:
1.81 2.01

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding monthly income Current income level (unspecified)